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Schools close in advance of storm
Becoming a voice for change: Creating an anti-bullying culture
Senators celebrate Sunday liquor sales on social media
UPDATE: Blizzard warning issued for Goodhue County; likely snowfall adjusted
Wisconsin roundup: Vets ask Walker to reverse course on prevailing wage issue; could snowstorm save Birkie?; 7 more state news stories
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: Bigger stage, less nerves for Sanford
WIAA individual wrestling: Tulip rides out third period
KNUTESON COLUMN: Coming around on wrestling
WIAA girls basketball: Third time the charm for Spring Valley
WIAA girls basketball: Haas, Burr too much for Ellsworth
Spring Valley Cardinals
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
Marilyn Elaine Brown, 71
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
EDITORIAL (Feb. 15, 2017): Living in a blame culture
Paineful Prose: Not always an axe to grind
Kathleen Vinehout column: A few budget details that didn't make headlines
Ron Kind column: Higher Education Action Plan
Real Estate Showcase
November 28, 2016
Winter driving tips to keep in mind
ELLSWORTH -- Pierce County Highway Commissioner Chad Johnson and Patrol Superintendent Al Thoner offer the following advice for safe winter driving...
November 28, 2016 - 5:10pm
Wisconsin roundup: Presidential recount expected to start Thursday; Assembly speaker bemoans transportation funding issue; 9 more state news stories
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Elections Commission will set a timeline Monday morning for a statewide presidential recount that's expected to begin Thursday. Democrat Hillary Clinton's campaign said it would do what it could to take part in the recount, even though candidates Jill Stein...
November 28, 2016 - 8:27am
November 25, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Stein campaign says money's there for Wisconsin recount; cheesehead vows to wear shorts until Packers win; 10 more state news stories
Jill Stein's presidential campaign says it has the money for a statewide recount of Wisconsin's White House election. The State Elections Commission says it's preparing for a recount, and Stein promised to file the request by Friday's 5 p.m. deadline. Stein, the Green Party candidate...
November 25, 2016 - 8:35am
November 23, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Thanksgiving travelers greeted with sloppy roads; judge blocks Obama rule on overtime pay hikes; 9 more state news stories
Getting home for Thanksgiving will not be easy for hundreds of thousands of Wisconsinites. The first noteworthy snow of the season began Tuesday night in the northern half of the state -- and a second wave is due in Wednesday afternoon with advisories posted into the evening. Sleet...
November 23, 2016 - 9:22am
November 22, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: AG to appeal ruling against GOP's redistricting; Wis. Supreme Court won't probe John Doe leaks; 9 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's Republican attorney general says he will appeal a federal court ruling that strikes down the Assembly and Senate district...
November 22, 2016 - 10:04am
November 21, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Hunters register fewer opening-day deer; transportation problem looms for state; 9 more state news stories
Wisconsin deer hunters shot almost 10 percent fewer animals than last year on the first day of the nine day gun season. According to preliminary DNR totals, 68,756 deer were taken on Saturday -- down from 76,223 on the opening day of 2015. WBAY-TV in Green Bay says hunting conditions...
November 21, 2016 - 8:42am
How a Frenchman founded Diamond Bluff
DIAMOND BLUFF -- Diamond Bluff had the earliest settlement by a European of any place in Pierce County. Before 1800, a Frenchman arrived and...
November 21, 2016 - 8:00am
November 18, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Attendance overwhelms food supply at Stout memorial dinner; fatal Dunn County crash victim ID'd; 9 more state news stories
MENOMONIE -- Up to 1,000 people attended a memorial dinner to honor UW-Stout student Hussain Ahlnadi from Saudi Arabia, who was killed almost three weeks ago. WQOW-TV says about 50 students spent two days cooking a traditional Saudi meal that included chicken, lamb, and rice -- but...
November 18, 2016 - 8:01am
November 17, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Deer hunters getting ready; high health marks for Pierce, St. Croix counties; 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- More than 600,000 Wisconsin deer hunters are gearing up for the nine-day gun season that begins Saturday. The DNR alerts hunters to some big changes, including the new state laws that allow blaze pink clothing, and the end of a requirement that hunters wear back tags --...
November 17, 2016 - 1:22pm
Holiday and giving moods begin stirring
RIVER FALLS/ELLSWORTH -- Less than a week before Thanksgiving Day, Salvation Army volunteers will be at local storefronts, ringing bells to tempt...
November 17, 2016 - 12:04pm
November 16, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Recount all but certain in Senate minority leader's election; GOP 'focused' on turning Trump's win into progress; 9 more state news stories
LA CROSSE -- The close election for Wisconsin Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling's seat has become even tighter. After the official ballot canvasses in four La Crosse area counties, the Democrat Schilling leads former Senate Republican Dan Kapanke by 56 votes among 89,000....
November 16, 2016 - 9:35am
November 15, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Two questioned in connection with Stout student's death; state to challenge Dassey's release order; 8 more state news stories
MENOMONIE – Police in Menomonie said they have identified and are questioning two women in connection with the death of UW-Stout student Hussain Ahnahdi. The women, who were not identified in a Tuesday news release by Menomonie police, were being interviewed “to determine what...
November 15, 2016 - 2:33pm
November 14, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Saudi consulate hires PI in UW-Stout student death; Walker poised to lead GOP governors; 14 more state news stories
HOUSTON -- A private investigator hired by a Saudi Arabian consulate is working with local police to find out who killed UW-Stout student Hussain Alnahdi and why. KSTP-TV in the Twin Cities said during the weekend that the Saudi Consulate in Houston hired the investigator, and any...
November 14, 2016 - 8:16am
November 11, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Don't blame voter ID law for lower turnout, Walker says; thousands march against Trump in Wisconsin; 9 more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker's office insists that Wisconsin's voter ID law was not why Tuesday's voter numbers were three percent lower than expected. Milwaukee Election Commission director Neil Albrecht says 41,000 fewer city residents voted than in the last White House contest in 2012 --...
November 11, 2016 - 8:50am
November 9, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker, Priebus on joining Trump administration; more state election news among 12 state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker says there are hints that President Elect Donald Trump wants him for a post in the new administration -- and Time Magazine says Kenosha native Reince Priebus is the "inside favorite" as Trump's chief of staff. But on WTMJ radio in Milwaukee Wednesday morning, Walker...
November 9, 2016 - 1:32pm